Angers' austere, mainly 12th- to 13th-century cathedral has a striking Norman porch and nave (mid-1100s); the latter's three convex...
Quartier de la Cité
In the heart of the old city, Cathédrale St-Maurice is one of the earliest examples of Plantagenet or Angevin architecture in France,...
Musée des Beaux-Arts
The buildings of the sprawling, fantastic fine-arts museum mix plate glass with the fine lines of the typical Angevin aristocratic...
Grand Théâtre d’Angers
Hosts theatre, dance and music.
Minimalist furniture and technicolour trappings meet in this zippy little lounge-bar, favoured by young Angevins. The front terrace...
place Ste-Croix · interesting places nearby
Maison d'Adam information
Behind the Cathédrale St-Maurice on place Ste-Croix is the Maison d'Adam (c 1500), a half-timbered house on whose ornate façade wooden sculptures run riot. The Tree of Life, on the corner, used to be flanked by Adam and Eve (another lovey-dovey couple can be seen nearby).